The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Knowledge Management
UK
Rank 477 448 399
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -49
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 114 170 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 90 92
Median daily rate £380 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +16.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +56.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Knowledge Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 112 £380 -5.00% 17
London -14 39 £380 -6.17% 2
South East +32 33 £475 +3.26% 4
Hampshire +32 22 £475 +18.75% 2
West Midlands 0 14 £394 -7.35% 3
Berkshire +11 11 £413 -13.15% 1
North East -10 10 £357 -4.80%
Fareham - 10 £475 -
Tyne and Wear -14 9 £357 -4.80%
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 6 £342 -8.86%
Warwickshire - 6 £413 -
Southampton +13 5 - -
Atherstone - 5 £450 -
North West +24 4 £150 -66.48% 1
South West +7 4 £376 +63.47% 5
Yorkshire +5 4 £356 +14.91% 1
Birmingham -1 4 £413 -2.94% 1
Lancashire +6 3 £150 -64.28%
Plymouth - 3 £376 -
Coventry - 3 £375 - 1
Devon - 3 £376 -
Sunderland - 3 £550 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Reading +2 2 - -
East Midlands +1 2 £325 -
City of London -16 2 £475 -13.63%
Portsmouth - 2 £475 - 2
Harrogate - 2 £356 -
Manchester +13 1 - - 1

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 72 (32.14%) ITIL
2 44 (19.64%) Project Management
3 42 (18.75%) Windows
4 40 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 38 (16.96%) Unix
5 38 (16.96%) Service Management
6 35 (15.63%) Finance
7 32 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 32 (14.29%) Linux
8 31 (13.84%) Python
8 31 (13.84%) Incident Management
9 29 (12.95%) MS Excel
9 29 (12.95%) Service Delivery
10 28 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 28 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 26 (11.61%) Degree
11 26 (11.61%) ITIL V3
12 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (11.16%) SQL
13 24 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 24 (10.71%) SLA
13 24 (10.71%) Change Management
13 24 (10.71%) Migration
13 24 (10.71%) ITSM
13 24 (10.71%) Management Information System
13 24 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (9.82%) Oracle
14 22 (9.82%) Service Design
15 21 (9.38%) Perl
15 21 (9.38%) Shell Script

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.68%) CMS
4 4 (1.79%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.34%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.89%) SAS
6 2 (0.89%) Tuxedo
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.93%) MS Office
3 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.23%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.79%) RMDS
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.04%) IaaS
1 18 (8.04%) PaaS
2 6 (2.68%) Office 365
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) LDAP
2 12 (5.36%) Network Security
3 7 (3.13%) LAN
3 7 (3.13%) WAN
4 5 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.79%) SAN
6 3 (1.34%) Firewall
6 3 (1.34%) WLAN
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.89%) CTI
7 2 (0.89%) DHCP
7 2 (0.89%) DNS
7 2 (0.89%) Intranet
7 2 (0.89%) MPLS
7 2 (0.89%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) 3G
8 1 (0.45%) Internet
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.23%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.34%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.34%) Big Data
4 3 (1.34%) DataStax
4 3 (1.34%) HBase
5 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.89%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.89%) DB2
5 2 (0.89%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.89%) Informix
5 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) Gradle
4 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Maven
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Composer
General
1 35 (15.63%) Finance
2 18 (8.04%) Banking
3 14 (6.25%) Retail
4 12 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.13%) Electronics
6 6 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.23%) Legal
8 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.79%) Front Office
9 3 (1.34%) Marketing
10 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Local Government
10 2 (0.89%) Publishing
10 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (14.73%) Analyst
2 21 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 18 (8.04%) Knowledge Manager
4 17 (7.59%) Consultant
4 17 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (7.59%) Linux Scripter
4 17 (7.59%) Linux Support
4 17 (7.59%) Linux Support Engineer
5 16 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.70%) Applications Engineer
6 15 (6.70%) Applications Support
6 15 (6.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 15 (6.70%) Architect
7 13 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.36%) Developer
9 11 (4.91%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.46%) Service Manager
10 10 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) Technical Support Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.38%) Regular Expression
2 9 (4.02%) HTML
2 9 (4.02%) Web Services
3 6 (2.68%) CSS
4 5 (2.23%) XML
5 4 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.79%) Rendezvous
6 3 (1.34%) .NET
6 3 (1.34%) Flask
7 2 (0.89%) J2EE
7 2 (0.89%) Middleware
7 2 (0.89%) Velocity
8 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.45%) CSS3
8 1 (0.45%) HTML5
8 1 (0.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.48%) CMDB
4 10 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.46%) Data Integration
4 10 (4.46%) Statistics
5 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.68%) User Experience
6 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.79%) SCADA
8 3 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.89%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.89%) Pocket PC
9 2 (0.89%) Social Media
9 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.75%) Windows
2 38 (16.96%) Unix
3 32 (14.29%) Linux
4 12 (5.36%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.14%) ITIL
2 44 (19.64%) Project Management
3 38 (16.96%) Service Management
4 32 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 31 (13.84%) Incident Management
6 29 (12.95%) Service Delivery
7 28 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 26 (11.61%) ITIL V3
9 24 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (10.71%) Change Management
9 24 (10.71%) ITSM
9 24 (10.71%) Migration
10 22 (9.82%) Service Design
11 21 (9.38%) Analytics
12 19 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.14%) High Availability
13 16 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
14 15 (6.70%) Information Management
14 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.84%) Python
2 25 (11.16%) SQL
3 21 (9.38%) Perl
3 21 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.91%) Java
5 5 (2.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.34%) C#
6 3 (1.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) R
7 1 (0.45%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.45%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.61%) Degree
4 7 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.34%) CCIE
7 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.45%) CCDP
9 1 (0.45%) CCNA
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PMP
9 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.71%) SLA
2 9 (4.02%) QA
3 6 (2.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) Basel II
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.68%) Hyper-V
1 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.34%) HDFS
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.82%) Oracle
3 17 (7.59%) HP
4 16 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 13 (5.80%) BMC
6 12 (5.36%) Remedy
7 11 (4.91%) Splunk
8 10 (4.46%) Cisco
9 9 (4.02%) CA
10 8 (3.57%) SAP
11 7 (3.13%) IBM
11 7 (3.13%) VMware
12 5 (2.23%) Juniper
13 4 (1.79%) Currenex
13 4 (1.79%) Dell
13 4 (1.79%) Reuters
13 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.79%) Sun
13 4 (1.79%) Sybase
13 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
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